Winchester Rescue Mission Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

Winchester Rescue Mission Accredited by National Financial Accountability Organization

WINCHESTER, VA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Winchester Rescue Mission of Winchester, VA.

ECFA accreditation is based on the ECFA Seven Standards of Responsible Stewardship™, including financial accountability, transparency, sound board governance and ethical fundraising.
Winchester Rescue Mission joins a growing number of Christ-centered churches and ministries across America, supported by over 27 million donors that have earned the right to display the ECFA seal.  When an organization is accredited by ECFA, it demonstrates its willingness to follow the model of biblical accountability.

“We are pleased to accredit a ministry committed to transforms lives by providing shelter, supportive services, and advocacy,” said Michael Martin, president of ECFA.

Founded in 1973, Winchester Rescue Mission ( desires to improve and enhance the lives of individuals experiencing homelessness and poverty to live their best life.

To learn more about Winchester Rescue Mission and their stewardship opportunities, visit ServantMatch®, ECFA’s program that matches God’s servants with the stewardship options of ECFA members based on ministry sectors and categories.  It is ECFA’s newest online feature that allows you to quickly and easily find giving opportunities.

ECFA, founded in 1979, provides accreditation to leading Christian nonprofit organizations that faithfully demonstrate compliance with the ECFA Standards pertaining to financial accountability, fundraising and board governance.  For more information about ECFA, including information about accreditation and a listing of ECFA-accredited members, visit or call 1-800-323-9473.